The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, October 29, 1965, Image 1
pilllllllllllllllllllllllilMlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllU ' " , " - J(l l M 5 i - I ' - 1 T WEEK n 1 Vol. 81, No. 27 The Daily Nebraskan Friday, October 29, 1965 If I REVIElU .' y i ;' J. J A r Hll nub CAMPUS A DRINKING AMEND MENT, a 2.0 grade average j for fraternity activation, and' a request by Tail Kappa Ep-; silon for colonization at the University were approved by the Interfraternity Council. Eighteen IFC members voted for the amendment dealing with alcoholic beverages, with four abstentions. THE DANTE CONFER ENCE, which celebrated the 700th anniversary of the birth of Dante, Italian poet-philosopher, was held at the Uni versity. Nine leading scholars from American universities spoke at the two-day confer ence, possibly setting a tradi tion for similar conferences. A MOTION that Student Senate organize a committee to study drinking on the Uni versity campus and the state liquor laws was tabled until next week's Senate meeting. The motion was tabled after several senators suggested that it is too early for the Senate to decide what should be done about the drinking situation on campus. A NEW LIGHTING system will be put into operation by Jan. 1, on East Campus ac cording to Sam Trussell, ef ficiency engineer for the Uni versity's physical plant Sim ilar plans for outdoor lighting on the city campus are plan ned, according to George Miller, administrator of the physical plant CITY CTTIZENS' ATTITUDE to ward liquor-by-the-drink in Lincoln may be studied by a Chamber of Commerce-sponsored professional survey team. If realized, the survey would be an outgrowth of the Chamber's city-wide survey a ways to improve the city. PROTESTANT MINISTER Norman Vincent Peale, in a keynote address before 5.000 Lincoln area teachers at a district convention here, urg ed "positive thinking and positive results." DEFENSE DEPART MENTS Office of Economic Adjustment announced the of fice director, Don Bradford, would meet with city officials Sunday and Monday over the future of the Lincoln Air Force Base. The base will be deactivated by June, 1906. STATE RAILWAY COMMISSION ER Wayne Swanson filed as a Republican candidate for ttale treasurer for the 1956 elections. LEGALITY OF A PROPOS AL to use federal funds in a remedial reading and speech project involving parochial fchools will be studied by the State Dept. of Justice at State Education Commission er Floyd Miller's request. NEBRASKA PETROLEUM MARKETERS ASSN. an nounced plans for a federally sponsored program beginning early m 1906 to improve the skills of service station em plvees. BOYS TRAINING SCHOOL officials at Kearney said they would sell the school's prize w inning Holsttin dairy herd because most of the boys are from cities and later return to cities. NATION . . . RENDEZVOUS PLANS in volving manned Gemini 6 and Gemini 7 spacecraft each with two-man crews were announced by the White House. The planned Decem ber or January meeting in fpace between the two vehic les would be the first Ear lier, the scheduled linkup be tween a Gemini 6 and target satellite was scrubbed when the satellite was lost in space. VIET CONG SUICIDE SQUADS backed by mortar fire destroyed 21 United Slates aircraft at Da Nang, site of a Marine air and in fantry complex. It was he thirl Viet Cong attack on the haw. CAMARIOCA EXODUS from Cuba was halted at midnight Thursday as a pre-1-jde to a U.S.-Cuban agree ment to bring 3,000 to 4,000 Cuban refugees into the Unit ed States by air each month. AN ANTI-TANK CANNON was used in a lMm theft at the Brink's oilke in Syra cuse, N.Y. ! 1 ' ! I i Sander Vanocur TVs Vcairaocur ives By Julie Morris Junior Staff Writer Television news commenta tor and correspondent Sander Vanocur held a question-answer session with students at the University School of Jour nalism late Thursday after noon. Vanocur, NBC's Washington correspondent, told the group that a television newsman needs "an understanding of the English language" and "some intelligent skepticism" to succeed in the television news world. The veteran newsman dis cussed problems in interview ing people before the cameras and said, "I think it is diffi cult to interview the President of the United States because he is a symbol, not a man." Vanocur said that "the trou- ible with most interviewers is .i . . j - - . uiai iney aon i usien. - Kennedy s Impact When questioned about the late President Kennedy's his- covered the White House dur-l , vo,, sponded, "He had a tremen- dous impact on young people. He made it possible for a young man to be listened to." He added, "We're getting very rapidly into the area when we don't know Jobn F. Kennedy, the man, from John F. Kennedy, the myth." Vanocur said the weekend of Kennedy's assassination was "one of the weekends when you are very proud of television. In the space of three or four days we had to assemble all the equipment needed to cover an enormous event (Kennedy's funeral)." Press Relations Comparing Kennedy's rela tions with the press and Pres ident Johnson's in this same area, Vanocur commented, "President Kennedy was very shrewd. The basic difference is that he knew when to leave them (the press S alone." "President Johnson is bard for the press t cover," Van ocur said. "President John son's problem with the press is that be sees the press too often. He bas a tendency to see the press as an extension of the White House. I think newsman feel used above and beyond the call of duty (by Johnson) The one-time reporter for 4V- v v,.v Tmot cail that . UJC icw ivil ..ova protest movements, whether for civil rights or against the war in Viet Nam, are "of gen- TODAY ENGLISH Department, 12 noon. Pawnee room, Nebras- a ka Union. INTERVARSITY, 12:30 p.m. 232 Nebraska Union. PLACEMENT Luncheon, 12:30 p.m., 241 Nebraska Un ion. A.PILA-, 1:30 p.m., Nebras ka Union auditorium. PUB BOARD, 3 p.m., 235 Nebraska Union. J.U.D.O., 7 p.m.. conference rooms. Nebraska Union. NEBRASKA ARAB ASSO CIATION, 7 p m 334 Nebras ka Union. NIA Turkish Independ ence Day, 7:30 p.m., 232 Ne braska Union. PALLADIAN Literary Soci ety, 8 p.m., 332 Nebraska Un ion. MOVIE 'The Haunting," 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., Nebraska Union auditorium. SUNDAY STUDENT RELIGIOUS LIBERALS, 7:15 p.m., 339 Ne braska Union. talks with J-school students. sews uine concern to the country." He said the degree of cover age of such movements was "up to the editorl' and noted that demonstrators "love to be martyrs. If you ignore them they hate it." Beame Winner Vanocur told the students ' mat ne expects Abraham Beame to win the mayoral elections in New York City next week. He said Beame was "a nice guy" and that it was difficult to run against j a nice guy. Vanocur got his start in journalism on the staff of the London Manchester Guardian. He was hired at NBC in 1937 w hen he said the network was "slowlv starting to overtake CBS with the Huntley-Brink-ley team." A 1950 graduate of North western University. Vanocur attended the London School of ' Economics and served two; years in the Army. He was floor man for the NBC net-: work d"g can and Democratic National Conventions and currently manages the portion of the "Today" program on NBC that is concerned with Wash ington. Vanocur is scheduled to ad dress a meeting of the Ne braska State Education Asso- elation today. Professors Discuss Using Metric System By Jan Itkin Junior Staff Writer The United States and other English - speaking countries are unique at least in their j system of measurement. In most parts of the world, the metric system is the ac cepted form of measurement. An inch is comparable to 2.54 centimeters. The feasibility of the United States changing to the metric system is a ques tion that comes up perennially. Professors of mathematics, chemistry and engineering at the University all depart- ments which use the metric system were asked what they thought of the system and iter or not they thought u cniieu aiaies wtuia even- , A . iuauy auujJi u lur common usage. Dr. Edwin Halfar, chairman of the department of mathe matics, said that the metric system is preferable to the English system because it is more unified. He said U would eliminate confusion because "the rest of the world is al ready using It." 'It (the metric system) much simpler svstem to use," Halfar commented. "Difficulty arises, however, Sn that it would require the re educating of almost an entire population (the United States) which does make a change somewhat impractical. "The change," be continued, "may come, though. Aus tralia, for instance, is current ly changing their monetary system and the changes are comparable." Dr. Turgut Sarpkaya, pro fessor of engineering mechaD- Down Slips Due Scholastic progress reports are due at the Office of Stu dent Affairs tomorrow. According to Lewis Fowles, assistant dean of student af fairs, the reports then will be processed by computer and mailed to students during the week of Nov. 8. Quiz Bowl Demands Alertness Quick recall of specific in- 1 formation meant the winning j answer at the first Quiz .Bowl matches of the 1965-66 season last night, i "We're really encouraged to see campus interest in Q n t z , Bowl and are looking forward to a good season," commented Larry Johnson, chairman. Johnson explained that this year's Quiz Bowl differed from last's in several respects. There are approximately 100 teams competing this year, for instance, which necessi tated adding two matches more an evening to bring the total of matches a session to eight. The large number of teams means that the Univer sity has the biggest student participation in the Big Eight. Also this year there will be questions on music and art using records of musical selec tions and pictures of works of art. In addition matches will I be taped so that they can be ! rpvipu'Mt in rata n( Hierrpnnn. cjes The tournament will con- : tinue to be double elimination with teams matched with oth er teams having the same record as themselves. Questions cover areas 1 rni;.u u;A. mathematics, science, fine 1.111:113:1. uitridiuie. uiAiuiv. arts and current events. They are composed the week be fore by the question commit-j tee headed by Dave Cummins and Margie Nutzman. Cummins explained t h a t about 140 toss-ups and 70 boil - uses are turned in each week but that only about a third of them are used. Results of t h e year's first j Quiz Bowl matches were: Sig- Wv 1a rw T A. ma ueiia lau, iv ana ouraeij Hall, 50: Love Hall. 80. a n d Acacia, 65; Old Guard, 115. J and Chi Phi B, 100; Alpha Tau Omega actives, 80, and Score seekers, 55; Ag Men. 160, and m 1 a. il.L. nr ; uovc Memorial, zu; .-jpua x au Omega pledges. 160, and OS TknrM,, Bo,,,.. , Delta Tau Delta, 160, and Seatsy's,80. ics. explained the setting up of the metric system in 1760 by the French Academy of Science to erase the confusion created by the more awkward systems of measurement. "There are, however, two main disadvantages encount ered in changing from one system to another," he ex plained. "One is the psycholo gical disadvantage people are used to thinking in terms of inches and pounds not cent- ana Kilograms. Sarpkaya did believe that eventually the United States would use the metric system. "It will slowly evolve," he said. "It will take at least a century. "Tbe other disadvantage," be continued, "is industrial. It would cost multi-millions of dollars to change quickly." Dr. Robert Larson, assist ant professor of chemistry, also mentioned the simplicity of the metric system and the problem of re-educating the people if It would be adopted. j Dr. Henry Holtzclaw, pro fessor of chemistry, agreed tS that th jficasliranf affo nf Vi au. tern was a temporary one be cause the metric system is a much easier system to learn." Larson said, "It is a fairly set thing, however, a change with the arguments in favor f the metric system and said to the metric system will de finitely come about" Campus AUF Drive Reaches End Today The major part of the All University Fund (AUF) Drive ends today, according to Barb Beckman, chairman. The drive began with the ALT A -Go-Go dance on Oct 9 and was continued ai indi vidual living units until today. Since fraternity members are being contacted individ ually, the fraternity section of the drive will continue un til each fraternity is contacted. By Steve Jordon Junior Staff Writer Alpha Tau Omega, Beta Theta Pi, Cather Hall, Kap pa Sigma, Phi Kappa Psi and Theta Xi were chosen Thurs day night for the Kosmet Klub Fall Revue. The final selections were: released after the tryouts for we traveler s Acts. The Hen ry Brisque Trio, Mike Douth it and Jeff Sayre, and Ross Graham were chosen for the entertainment whicL will ap- pear between the men's liv ing unit skits, the Nov. 20 show, entitled Sen. Bowen Predicts Of State Income Tax Speaker of the 1965 Legis lature. Sen. Kenneth Bowen of Red Cloud, told a meeting of the University Young Re publicans, that he foresees LB797. the state income tax bill, being "repealed by a very large vote." Bowen said most people think th innAma for Ic qn additional tax. "I don't think people are ed ucated about it yet," he said. "If We repeal the income tax. we will have nothing to iwork with," he said. He said further that he thought that made to the nt in come tax biU a f j real wno, bm i Bowen said that Gov. Frank Neihardt Discusses A tiny, dynamic, 84-year-old i StOOd Oil the Stage 10 nebraska Union Ballroom i Thursday and read an origin- al poem. "The Death of Crazy J Horse," in a deep, melodious i : T J -! 14 1 voce, joniieindrui, .eordS-isecond kas poet laureate, was mak- ,ing one of his last stops on a month-long tour of the state .j Neihardt, who is a bare five j feet tall read four poems, and ; made some comments on life, poetic creation and the Indian Wars. "The Death of Crazy Horse" , was taken from Neihardt's work "A Cycle of the West." a collection of five epic poems telling the story of the devel opment of the West. As be. read, Neihardt inserted ex planatory notes, freely quot ing dates and places concern ing the historical chronicle and adding personal informa tion about Crazy Horse. Another selection the poet read was "April Theology." Before he began, Neihardt told his audience the exact circumstances under which he had written the poem, includ ing the type of weather on that day in April in the late 1920's He said the poem, "expresses what I feel about my relation ship to God and to living things in general." 'The signifiant thing about a mystical experience is the loss of the sense of self." He said this was how he felt w hen he wrote "April Theology." Neihardt described how be wrote an Eaer poem by combining lines be bad beard in a dream. "I'm not even sure I wrote it, but as far as htis world is concerned I guess I did," be said. "I think of death now as one i of the great adventures of life j Semester Graduates To File For Degrees Applications by all candi dates for degrees and certifi cates in January, 1966, must be filed by Monday, Nov. 1. The Office of the Registrar announces this deadline to all students who expect to re ceive bachelor degrees, ad vanced degrees or certificates at the close of first semester. Registrar's office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mon day through Friday and from 8 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday. The office is located in Room 208, window 2. of the Admin istration Building. "Historical Hysteria," is bas- ed on history with a college , twist, spoofing campus life in general and fraternities and dormitories in particular. Awards will be the show to the made after outstanding skits and Traveler's Acts ! The Henry Brisque Trio, with piano, bass and drums. was the only all-instrumental ; Beta Theta Pi spoofs Amer act out of the 15 that audi- ican history with a "revised" tioned last night. j Battle of Yorktown that ends Mike Douthit and Jeff up in a house party instead of Sayre, a folk-singing d u e t, j a war. The skit-master is Jef- showed their harmony and guitar strumming to the pan- Morrison's failure to veto or sign the income tax bill show a "lack of leadership." "I would rather have seen the governor veto the income tax bill than let it become law without his signature," Bowen said. Noting that it took $15.6 mil lion from the property tax to operate the state government in 1950. $27 million in 1960 and $40 million in 1965. Bowen said "Our property valuations have not gone up in accord ance with the money required from the property tax." Bowen, two years ago, in troduced an income tax bill. LB612, w hich he said "did not receive as much sincere con- Heads, Poetry and as being very beautiful." Neihardt said before he read "Let Me Live Out My Years." Neihardt seemed reluctant to leave the podium and re- turned twice to give his au- dience another readin?. The Ume he presented what he cal)ed ..Jut a little one that T ote .. It was A Cnild-S Praver a poem that had never been published. .. . . tff fill Mi ' i n - 7 ,. "THE GREAT PUMPKIN STOMP" starts early as pumpkin while five Selleck girls defend the Halloween f p An all-university "pumpkin stomping" Halloween party leads the list of events on campus this weekend. 'The Great Pumpkin Stomp" is being sponsored by RAM Council and will be held in the Selleck cafeteria tonight from 8 p.m. until midnight. The Nate Branch Trio will be playing at the dance. This evening there will also be a house partv, a Unicorn Halloween party and a hayrack ride. Earlier today there will be two pledge hour dances and an exchange dinner. Theta Chi Fraternity will have a house partv from 9 p m. until midnight and Abel Half 4th Floor will sponsor a hayrack ride Irom 7 p.m. until midnight. Unicorns will j el of six Kosmet Klub judges. Ross Graham is a vocal so loist, who auditioned with pi ano accompaniment. "The Great Bustle Builder," a look at student pranks, will be presented by Alpha Tau Omega in the Fall Review. Bruce McMullen is the skit director. i frey Poley. Know-It-Ail and his ark will Repeal Bill sideration as the dove bill (outlawing the dove as a game bird)." In reviewing the 1965 session of the Nebraska Legislature, Bowen said it "will go down in history as one of the most productive sessions." More bills were introduced 937. he said, more passed, and "we faced up to prob lems that we have been look ing back over our shoulder at." . Noting the switch to the Re publican Party by Sen. Terry Carpenter, Bowen said "Don't ever undersell Terrv ter." Carpen - ' He introduced 10 per cent Dr. Joseph Baldwin, profes of the bills, one-third of the sor 0f speech and dramatic amendments ana usea up one- fourth of the time, he quip- ped. ' I'm sure he will have a voice and not an echo." Bow en added. Sneaking on his own political I future. Bowen said with Lieu tenant Governor Sorensen ! leaving the state while Gov. ' Morrison is in Europe, be j ould assume the duties ofj Governor Friday morning. When asked whether he! j w0"ld seek the position for a more permanent period, he said. "I very much doubt it." When asked whether he in tended to file for any other state office. Bowen replied that he "does not have any plans at the present." BSSOUfl have a Halloween party from 7:30 until midnight Show? appear in "Ode to a Horned Toad," presented by Cather Hall. The boat is deserted by its occupants when the "'Ten Commandments" are read. Don Chamberlain is the di rector. Kappa Sigma has its - fun with the Civil War, and asks "Will Ceases Never Wonder." The student director is Bill Oltman. Phi Kappa Psi tells the- - j side dope about Al Capone In "Th Truth ik..i ir: DJ "t IIU11I .-IIJVUI .1111c. ItUU Romig is the skit director. Theta Xi rounds out the list of performers with "Once a King, .Always a King, But Once a Knight Is Enough." The skit reveals that King Ar thur's Roundtable is actually a fraternity. Dave Ewing is the director. The judges were Larry Kuck and Kermit Brashear of ; Kosmet Klub. show director jMrs. Lou Hall. Terry Boyes, j University High School music director: show chairman George Schloter and Ron Hull, program director for KUON TV and master of ceremonies for the show. Baldwin Comedy To Be Published A play which was produced for the first time last spring by the Norfolk Senior High : School will be published by a New York firm this vear. art at the University, wrote tne whimsical one-act come- dy, "I Married Irene Because She Has Eyes Like Abraham Lincoln." Members of the Norfolk Senior High School Thespian Troupe presented the p 1 a y under the direction of Rich ard Cross, drama instructor. The play was one of a pro gram of three plays written by Baldwin. He is pursuing full-time play writing and study of the New York stage in New Jersey with a grant from the Woods Charitble Fund of Lincoln and Chicago. He will return to teaching du ties at the University next Spring. Brian Watkins dives for a symbol. i CffHQ p.ffi. at Bethany Cabin. st Delta Upsilon and Alpha Chi Omega, and Phi Gamma Delta and Chi Omega will have pledge hour dances this afternoon from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday night the social calendar includes a costume party sponsored by the University Dames at Liebers Cabin which begins at 9 p.m. A Sigma Alpha Mu pledge hour dance irom 4 to 5:30 p.m. and a Acacia and Phi Mu pizza party from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.. will also be held Saturday. Earlier Saturday Selleck and Avery will have an afternoon open house. Sun day there will be a Tau Uho party at 6:30 p m.